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Sautéed Soft-Shell Crab Sandwiches With Pickled Vegetables, Cilantro, and Ginger-Chili Mayo

Inspired by both the Cantonese dish of crabs sautéed with scallions and ginger, and Vietnamese banh mi, these oversized soft-shell crab sandwiches feature lightly toasted soft baguettes packed with three crisp sautéed soft-shell crabs each, along with ginger-chili mayo, quick-pickled carrots and cucumbers, fresh scallions, and cilantro. More

Sandwich Hack: How to Make a Soft Shell Crab Banh Mi

Everything tastes good on a crusty baguette with cucumbers, pickled veggies, mayonnaise, and plenty of cilantro and jalapenos. That's why Eater X, who must remain nameless due to his government job in Chinatown, invented this mashup of a salt baked soft shell crab from Great NY Noodletown stuffed into a vegetarian Vietnamese sandwich from Banh Mi Saigon. More

A Sandwich a Day: Softshell Crab Sandwich at Market Lunch in Washington, D.C.

Eastern Market, a public market with indoor and outdoor stalls hawking everything from fresh produce and poultry to handmade jewelry to tarot readings, has been in operation for well over 130 years on Capitol Hill. The market is particularly busy on weekends, and no place has longer lines than the indoor hall's Market Lunch. Their seasonal Softshell Crab Sandwich ($9.95) is exactly what it sounds like: a lightly fried softshell crab still hot from the fryer served open-face on a fluffy roll with romaine lettuce and a tomato slice (should you want it.) The crab itself actually tastes like crab, too! More

Straight Wharf Fish Store: Nantucket's Best-Kept Lunch Secret

So often, the key to the perfect meal is simplicity. On Nantucket Island, the Straight Wharf Fish Store is a local's one-stop shop for all things aquatic: lobsters, scallops, and cod just out of the waters outside. Resident fishmaster Walter (with a Red Sox cap on and a matching accent) supplies the freshest of the day’s catch to professional and amateur chefs alike. But he doesn’t just sell by the pound—he’ll fry you lunch right there on the dock. Soft shell crab sandwich; fish sandwich. The soft shell crab sandwich: 1. Procure crab. 2. Fry in pan. 3. Put on bun. Or the radically different fish sandwich: 1. Fillet fish, usually cod. 2. Fry in pan. 3. Put on... More

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